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. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the u.s. moved into what is planned as its final military phase in iraq today after ending its combat role. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> reporter: cleaning up and packing-- that's what u.s. soldiers were doing on bases across iraq today. humvees rolled on to flatbed trucks and rows of equipment awaited transport home. last night, president obama marked the formal end of combat operations in iraq with a speech from the oval office. >> our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to iraq's future is not. this new approach reflects our long-term partnership with iraq , one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect. >> reporter: today, american military leaders marked the occasion with a change in command of the remaining 50,000 troops in iraq. vice president biden and defense secretary gates were among those presiding at the main u.s. military headquarters on the outskirts of baghdad. >> i pray that all those scarred by this war in iraq come to know the bond of lasting peac
. i think that what jennifer means for many of us here is that there is no one with more heart , and the way that she personally throws herself into her projects is ridiculous, but we are really, really grateful for it because of all of the human factors that she brings into the managing of her projects, trying to be thoughtful about the public's understanding about that as well, and also, i think that it is worth noting that jennifer really not only puts her heart but her money where her mouth is as well because i do not know of any other port staff that is a bondholder twice in the two issuances of the revenue bonds the port commission had the opportunity to do. one in the -- what error. 19 -- when we were refinancing our dead back in the 1990's. and then this one most recently, so i am in aewe with the level f dedication, and i wish you the best. thank you. [applause] >> good afternoon, commissioners. i'm always very proud of everyone i work with at the port. the level of accomplishment and level of commitment done and the level of what gets done at the fort, and once in awh
islamic world, to end this rift towards islamic terrorism is to the attack us. i believe that's the central question going to war with iraq that should have been asked and answered. thanks for being with us. right now keith olbermann picks up our coverage adds we await president obama's address. >>> good evening from new york. president barack obama will address the nation a little more than a minute from now. it is time, he will say, to turn the page. turn the page, he will say, in an unusual twist. in a speech about the end of the combat mission in iraq, to focus on jobs at home. it was september 11th, 2001, that defense secretary donald rumsfeld, according to former bush adviser, richard clark, said afghanistan didn't have enough targets to bomb. iraq has lots of good targets. on october 31st, 2003, according to an official british account of their meeting, president bush said he was considering flying a plane to draw fire, providing a rationale to invade, even if inspectors found no evidence of wmd. on march 19th, the united states invaded iraq. the war would drag on for s
and answered. we went to that war, and it never was. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "countdown" with keith olbermann starts right now. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? the president's speech tonight. combat operations are still he over in iraq. >> "operation iraqi freedom is over. and the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> meanwhile, the right mysteriously equates leaving iraq with winning in iraq. for once, writes congressman mike pence, let's hope the president gives credit to a predecessor who refused to accept defeat. you mean in 2000? democratic enthusiasm pole-axed. the generic congressional vote poll swings wildly again. now it's gop plus 10. claws unbeared in alaska. the murkowski-miller recount and the miller retract after he said this about murkowski. >> we now there have been some attempts to do some things outside of the sxwookz we're filing complaints where that happens, but we're keeping a close eye on the process. >>> a fundamentalist religion which condemns other faiths, demon
. to make sure iraq is an effective partner with us. >> this is not yet a country of peace, and it may not be for a long time. after seven years of violence, it is a country that feels itself to be free once again. the acting prime minister, nouri al maliki, announced today that iraq was once more sovereign and independent. the point of the american involvement here, supposedly, was to liberate the iraqi people and perhaps to start a domino effect against other middle eastern dictatorships. all that really happened as a result of the invasion in the short run was saddam hussein was overthrown and the whole country was laid waste. the invasion took power away from the minority sunni moslems and gave it to the shi'a majority. >> it was essentially a disaster. the worst disaster. >> worse than saddam himself? >> definitely worse than saddam. >> the military campaign was devastating. political fallout was marred by carelessness and lack of interest. president bush, shortly before the invasion, seems not to know that iraq was split into sunni and shi'a. his secretary of defense dumped a len
's with their offices outside of london and they on do work for us as well. the last speaker is tom franza with san francisco puc. we will have some questions among the panelists and a little bit of discussion, but our goal is to leave a minimum of half an hour for interaction with the audience so we will try to get on with it briskly here, starting with will. . >> thanks so much, mary. first off, what i would like to do is acknowledge somewhere out in the audience is leslie lako of our staff. leslie, can you stand up? there she is. leslie lako is the creator and manager of the project that we have at bcdc to deal with climate change and sea level rise. as usually is the case, she does all the work and so of course i get invited to speak. i want to make it clear that any errors, omissions, oversight or inappropriate comments are my responsibility. any facts, solid analysis and clear logic belong to leslie. leon canetto likes to tell the story about the learned professor and scientist who is on the rubber chicken circuit making speeches about a particular subject and the university provides a driver
the suspect are safe, have been safely removed. >> why did you shoot him? >> obviously, anytime there is a use of deadly force by police officers, it is a long investigation, and that will go through the investigation process. [ inaudible ] based on the information that we had, we believe that the hostages' lives were in danger. [ inaudible ] i don't know the answer to tha that. [ overtalk ] >> i don't know the order in which he went down and the explosive device went off. >> so there you go. the suspect is in custody after being shot by police. in addition, the hostages are all safe. we'll bring you updates throughout this hour on this and hurricane earl, which has just been upgraded to category four storm. we're back throughout the hour. first, glenn beck begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. we live in a crazy world, don't we? i want to talk to you about, i mean real insanity today. there are some things happening in our country that you really need to understand. the first thing is how to understand how the economy works. i want to explain to you there is some economic terror
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)